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Acquisitions is a member of the word family acquire, included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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"Acquisitions" is a book by Theodore Grieder.

  • also known as "Acquisitions: where, what, and how: a guide to orientation and procedure for students in librarianship, librarians, and academic faculty"

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Google previewMedical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention -- MICCAI 2009 (2009)

12th International Conference, London, UK, September 20-24, 2009, Proceedings by Guang-Zhong Yang, David J. Hawkes, Daniel Rueckert, Alison Noble, Chris Taylor

acquisitions is a promising tool for monitoring disease evolution. However, few works address this issue and existing methods are generally limited to the ...

Google previewCollection Management (2006)

A Concise Introduction by John Kennedy

Acquisitions is an aspect of librarianship that is not regularly taught in library schools.

Google previewA Practical Guide to Section 16 (2003)

Reporting and Compliance by Stanton P. Eigenbrodt

The third alternative available for exempting acquisitions is that the securities acquired be held by the recipient for six months after the acquisition or, for derivative securities, that the underlying security be held for six months after the ...

Google previewThe American Public Library Handbook (2011)

by Guy A. Marco

ACQUISITIONS Terminology “The term acquisitions refers to the function of Entries A–Z A.

Google previewIntellectual Property in Consumer Electronics, Software and Technology Startups (2013)

by Gerald B. Halt, Jr., John C. Donch, Amber R. Stiles, Fesnak Robert

The Business of IP Portfolio Acquisition: General Valuation Guidelines and Due Diligence Concerns One of the main challenges associated with IP portfolio acquisitions is that the value of the intangible assets contained within the ...

Google previewMarkets from Culture (2004)

Institutional Logics and Organizational Decisions in Higher Education Publishing by Patricia H. Thornton

However, the central finding with respect to acquisitions is that the meaning and consequences of acquisition were quite distinct according to the different institutional logics prevailing in the two periods. The sources of institutional change in ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Information and Library Science (2003)

by John Feather, Rodney Paul Sturges

Apart from setting up accounts with suppliers, acquisitions staff need to keep up good commu— nication to ensure smooth supply. Suppliers require clear information on requirements such as servicing (jacketing, insertion of security triggers, ...

Google previewCareer Discovery Encyclopedia (2009)

by Ferguson

Acquisitions librarians are responsible for buying the books, magazines and journals, DVDs, and other materials found in libraries. Also called collection development librarians and collection development specialists, they work in the technical ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library History (2015)

by F William Summers Professor Emeritus School of Library and Information Studies Wayne A Wiegand, Wayne A. Wiegand, Donald G. Jr. Davis

The modern acquisitions department developed only in the 20th century as libraries became larger and more complex. With the continuing increase in published information and the concomitant increase in library materials budgets, it became ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Business in Today's World (2009)

by Charles Wankel

Acquisitions, which include mergers and takeovers, are a part of business strategy involving the combination of two or more businesses, with or without the cooperation of all parties. Once a rare occurrence, these maneuvers became a typical ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of International Political Economy: Entries A-F (2001)

by R. J. Barry Jones

Acquisitions quite often refer to the purchase of a non-Iike firm by another, whereas mergers are generally described as the combination of two like firms. The key difference is that the firms are not related - for example, the acquisition of a ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of International Political Economy (2002)

by R. J. Barry Jones

Acquisitions quite often refer to the purchase of a non-like firm by another, whereas mergers are generally described as the combination of two like firms. The key difference is that the firms are not related ± for example, the acquisition of a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Business Analytics and Optimization (2014)

by Wang, John

Researching mergers & acquisitions with the case study method: idiographic understanding of ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Pharmacology and Society (2015)

by Sarah E. Boslaugh

Throughout its history, Abbott Laboratories has been strengthened by its acquisitions of other companies. The acquisition process began in 1964 with the purchase of Ross Laboratories and M&R Dietetics. Acquiring new companies and ...

Google previewBooms and Busts: An Encyclopedia of Economic History from the First Stock Market Crash of 1792 to the Current Global Economic Crisis (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Economic History from the First Stock Market Crash of 1792 to the Current Global Economic Crisis by Mehmet Odekon

Investment banks also consult with businesses involved in mergers and acquisitions. In both kinds of transactions, one company is created where previously there were two or more. A merger is regarded as an equal arrangement¦two ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Second Edition - (2003)

by Miriam Drake

rent acquisitions processes. Some libraries are exploring profiling approval plans for electronic books, particularly in areas such as quickly outdated and heavily used computer manuals. User-driven selection is also an alternative explored by ...

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Tony Taylor was one of the first acquisitions that the Phillies made when they reconstructed their team. They got him from Philadelphia. (Jerry Coleman)
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Scrabble value of A1C3Q10U1I1S1I1T1I1O1N1S1

The value of this 12-letter word is 23 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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